Owner/Director Rachel Good opened For A Dancer, Inc. in 1998. Rachel holds a degree in Elementary Education from Potomac State of WVU and a Bachelor of Arts from Mary Washington College. She is pursuing her Masters in ECSE.
Today, For A Dancer, Inc. is Fauquier Counties premier Dance Studio for quality dance education. We are celebrating over 25 years of dance success this season!
Why choose us? We prepare our dancers to succeed in life. Our dancers learn the technique and passion for dance but most importantly lessons for life. We send our dancers into the community with confidence and grace. We build tomorrow's successful leaders.
Lynsey Brubaker is a native of Dinwiddie County, Virginia. She has been a dancer, choreographer, and instructor for most of her life, and many of her routines have won state and national awards. At age 3, she began taking ballet and tap classes at Deborah Ryan’s School of Dance, but soon moved to Gloria’s School of Dance, where she trained under former New York City Rockette, Gloria Dance. In fifth grade, Lynsey moved to Ann Witt School of Dance, where her instructor was a principal ballerina with the Bristol Ballet Company. There, she studied tap, rhythm tap, pointe, jazz, baton, and acrobatics. After high school, she attended Radford University and majored in Elementary Education. She is a full-time Reading Specialist at C. Hunter Ritchie Elementary School. She lives in Warrenton with her husband, Chad, and their 14 year old son, Chase. Lynsey is forever grateful to her wonderfully talented dancers, who have allowed her to pursue her passion for dance for so long. They are the heartbeat of every dance she has created over the past 20 years.
New teachers arriving August 2023!!!
Hannah Hall-Salem is a rising Senior at George Mason University and will be completing her second year as a Masonette. Hannah has been dancing since she was 5 and loves teaching at the studio.
Ashley Hawes began her dancing career at age 4 when her mom opened For A Dancer, Inc. That same year she was crowned “Tiny Miss Fauquier County.” By age 6 Ashley was taking all dance techniques and attending Tremaine conventions. By age 9 she was competing. She was also awarded “Studio Dancer of the Year.” At age 12 she was invited to compete at the National level. With her duo partner, Tori (Frank) Simpson, Ashley co-choreographed the DanceMakers Highest scoring Junior dance in Richmond 2 years in a row. She has gone on to win numerous choreography and entertainment awards at many regional competitions.
Ashley was a cheerleader from middle school through high school and also a member of the Fauquier HS Competition Cheer Squad.
Ashley loves working with her students and sharing her love of dance with them. She has spent the last few years choreographing for the competition team as well.
Ashley was married to her husband, Ethan, in June and they reside in Marshall.
Allyson Good is a rising Junior at Clemson University. She is studying International Management and has made the Dean’s and President’s lists this year. She is going into her third season as a Clemson Tiger Dancer, where she was selected as captain for this upcoming year. Allyson has been dancing since the age of 2 at For A Dancer and competed for 13 years. She loves her dance family!